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Inflammatory aneurysm of the ascending aorta; an unreported entity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8120075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 69-year-old woman with an enlarging ascending aortic aneurysm is presented. At operation, the patient was noted to have extensive peri-aneurysmal fibrosis and inflammation with a 1 cm thick aneurysm wall. Pathologic examination was consistent with inflammatory aneurysm. Inflammatory aneurysms of the thoracic aorta are uncommon and this may be the first patient with this process involving the ascending aorta with both operative and pathologic findings.
C P Connery; M E Descalzi; R Kirshner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:  1994 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-04     Completed Date:  1994-04-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY 14621.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / pathology
Aortic Aneurysm* / pathology,  radiography
Aortitis* / pathology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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